BARMING ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION

 Chairman – Colin Wallsgrove.

 www.Barmara.org.uk

 Issue 161 April 2019


 Our meetings are held on the 4th Friday of the month, the next one

 is on the 24th May. The speaker will be Ian Currie His subject is “Weather

 Myths and Lores”???


 WE NEED YOU.

 First Aider

 Still looking for a First Aider, training is available at a recognised provider

 Paid by Barmara.




 The Presentation of the very generous cheque for £2000 donated by all of

 Members and Associate Members of Barmara at our March meeting was

 made to Representatives of the Charity Motor Neuron Disease, by our

 Chairman Colin Wallsgrove and our Chief Fund Raiser Ken Comber.

 Thank you everyone for the magnificent effort and generosity you all have

 displayed in collecting this donation.



Feeding the Alpacas on our recent trip to Hythe, New Romney, and

Dungeness.

We all enjoyed our meal at the pilot pub after feeding the Alpacas .

A good day well done Mo.


 TRIPS FOR 2019

 Monday 6th May-----Friday 10th May 2019.

 4 night short break at Warners Littlecote Country House , Berkshire

 Contact Neil Kenwright on 727066 .


 Thursday 16th May Mystery Tour.

 By popular demand a Mystery trip has been arranged to include a 3 course

 Lunch. Price £24.

 Pick up times: Fant Lane 9.00am, Beverley 9.10am, Allington 9.25am.

 Contact Gloria 720515.

 NEW ****

 Wed 19th June A day trip to Brighton £15 Coach Only.

 Contact Mo 661498.

 NEW. ****

 Thursday 25th July.

 A trip has been arranged for a visit to Godinton House and Gardens near

 Ashford where we will be given a guided tour of the House at 2pm and then

 A scrumptious cream tea at 3pm. We can then continue to tour the

 Gardens.

 All inclusive price is £27.50. A picnic lunch is advised. Contact Gloria 720515

 Pickup Fant Lane 10am, Beverley Shops 10.10am, Allington 10.30am.

 NEW ****

 Thur/Fri 21st/22nd

 November. A trip to Thursford to see the best xmas

 show in the country. Stopping at Knight’s Hill Hotel, Kings Lynn.

 Cost £190 includes Hotel, Dinner, Full English Breakfast, Show and Coach.

 Contact Mo 661498.



ACTIVITIES.


AMBLE Monday 20th May.

Join us for a ramble from the Hop Farm at Beltring and then back for

Lunch at the Brewers Fayre.

We will be catching the No 6 Bus at 10.16am at the stop opposite the

Spice Fusion Restaurant. Coffee can be taken as soon as we arrive at

the Hop Farm then a short easy walk and back for lunch at the pub if

required.

The buses leave the Hop Farm to come back to Maidstone at 9 minutes

Past the hour. Contact John/ Lorna 687415.


Don’t forget Ken’s Ramble on Monday 29th April from Wateringbury.

Thank you to everyone who supported the Race Night.

You all seemed to enjoy the fish and chips, some won a little, some lost

a little. You all supported the raffle and between us we made £160.09

for our charity. Well done.

And a big thank you to all the helpers on the night and prior to the night.


KURLING (JOHN 687415)

TA Centre Boxley Road

10am to 12 noon. Cost £1-50

Friday Dates.

17th May, 14th Jun.

PETANQUE. (John 687415)

Redstart Pub, North Street.

Start 10am-12noon. No Cost.

Lunch/Coffee if Required.

Monday Dates.

27th May, 17th Jun, 15th July,

12th Aug, 16th Sep, 14th Oct.

COFFEE MORNING (Maureen 727066)

Barming Parish Hall

Mondays 10am to 12 noon

13th May,



ART GROUP (Sheila 728183)

Barming Parish Hall

10am to 12 noon

30th April, 7th May, 14th May,

28th May.

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